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Sep 16, 2012 2:00am PDT
the arab world. what did the attacks say about the the obama administration's foreign policy. and was mitt romney wrong to criticize the response? plus, as the presidential race kicks into high gear, will the presidential post convention bounce last? rumors of the republican tickets demise premature? welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. anti-american protests spread across the arab world this week over a film in defense of islam and the prophet muhammad following the murder thursday of four american diplomates. including united states ambassador chris stevens in benghazi, libya, in what officials believe was a terrorist attack designed to coincide with the anniversary of september 11th. and joining us dan henninger, mary anastasia o'grady and, with the anti-american protests across the arab world this week, tell us about our standing in that part of the world, and the ferment in arabia? >> well, i think, paul, what's happening here is where essentially we came in when the arab spring began in egy egypt, tunisia and spread to other countries and the feeling at that time
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
obama's deputy campaign manager stephanie cutter will our guest. also we'll talk to democratic party leader and senate majority whip dick durbin. new york senator chuck consumer. illinois governor pat quinn. and of the black eyed peas. >> whoo. >> that's the one you whoo about? that is it for us. let's get right to cnn newsroom. see you back here tomorrow morning. >>> are we looking at 2012 or 2016 here? show stopper. karina victoria caught on the dnc stadium cam and stealing her father's big moment and getting a whole lot of buzz this morning. >>> stern warning. the head of the navy s.e.a.l.s comes out swinging. this morning how t pentagon will handle this very sticky situation. >>> scare on the lake. a bizarre accident all caught on camera. the boaters caught by surprise after hitting another boat's wake. couldn't get enough of this one this morning. >>> and kickoff. the nfl season begins for real today. tonight's showdown, the dallas cowboys face the new york giants. but will the replacement refs keep up? "cnn newsroom" begins right now. >>> good morning. thank you so mu
FOX Business
Sep 14, 2012 9:20am EDT
president obama's reelection bid? new polls show that the president, the president is ahead in the key swing states, but we also have the latest national tracking poll from rasmussen. we will have the numbers next. plus we're monitoring events in the middle east as friday prayers come to an end. ambassador john bolton is with us. can economic prosperity ever really spread in that region? we'll ask him and he's next. [ male announcer ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special opsission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. >> breaking news. egypt's muslim brotherhood is canceling protests this afternoon and see if it's followed by the people on the streets. and we're following it closely for update two b
Comedy Central
Sep 12, 2012 6:35pm PDT
central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) >> obama! obama! >> you have my permission to-- (cheers and applause) >> stephen: yeah! whoo! whoo! whoo! welcome to the report. thank you for joining us, ladies an gentlemen. tonight -- >> stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! >> oh, nation-- (cheers and applause) >> nation, what can i say, nation, i got to tell you, listen. folks, you, you had me at stephen, stephen. folks, tonight is the final night of the democratic national strokefest. the highlight-- the highlight tonight of course is president obama's big speech where he will accept his party's nomination for a second term. now i have not seen the speech, but i can tell you is a failure. (laughter) not because of what he said, but where he said it. jim? >> organizers have also decided that tomorrow's acceptance speech by president obama will have to move inside, scrapping plans to hold it in a huge football stadium. >> his speech is now being moved here to this smaller arena indoors. the campaign says the possibility of storms and
Sep 12, 2012 7:00pm EDT
was a severe miscalculation. >> all right. the bungled obama administration in response to this possible terrorist act has now become a political football with president obama saying this to cbs. please take a listen. >> governor romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later and as president, one of the things i've learn side you can't do that, that it's important for you to make sure that the statements you make are backed up by the facts and that you've thought through the ramifications before you make them. >> shoot first, mr. president? what are you talking about? your cairo embassy first shot was a misfire. it was an apology and, frankly, i think if it weren't for hillary clinton, cia director general david petraeus and defense secretary leon panetta, you, sir, would not have known what to say to those muslim terrorists even tonight right now. also this evening, market's flat, but there are two big developments coming out of europe. the german supreme court okayed $190 billion contribution to a bailout fund in the netherlands' elections and then there's tomorrow when
Sep 21, 2012 3:00am PDT
this week. president obama sat down for the interview last night using the chance to hit romney over his leaked 47% comment. here is the president's response when asked which version of romney is more sincere. the one who writes off a 47% or the one who believes in 100% of the country. >> when you express an attitude that half the country considers itself victims that somehow they want to be dependent on government, my thinking is maybe you haven't gotten around a lot. >> mr. obama also took to playing defense in appealing to latino voters over immigration reform. this is something he had promised to do during the first year of his presidency and he blamed republicans for the failure. >> obama: there's the thinking that the president is somebody who's all powerful and can get everything done. we have to have cooperation from all the sources in order to get something done. >> the president did say one thing last night that we can expect to hear over and over again today from republicans. he said you cannot change washin
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm EDT
much. happening now, a speech to the world. president obama at the united nations goes in depth on the turmoil in the middle east. also, mitt romney talking aid, trade and more drilling down on foreign policy. we're going to hear what he's saying. and the news many homeowners have been waiting for years to hear. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> a brief break from the verbal sparring, the white house race. president obama stepped back in the global spotlight in new york today addressing the united nations assembly. he spoke at length about the turmoil in the middle east touting diplomacy and coalition building as the solution to the crisis to the region that's been vexing his administration. jessica yellin is traling with the president in new york. jessica, give us an update. what did the president say? >> reporter: wolf, when the president spoke here he had two major audiences, a global audience and a domestic audience. voters listening now to foreign policy issues with a new ear and a new eye after this violence in libya. and the president addressing it all
Sep 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
around the globe. we'll let you know what's happening up at the u.n. president obama and mitt romney both in the key state of virginia yesterday. you can all relax because everything, once again is all right with the world. those good regular union refs are back on the job. they came out last night for the ravens/browns game up in baltimore. no more lingerie league rejects out on the field. how about it. okay. that and a whole lot more here on today's "full court press." but first the latest, today's current news update from lisa ferguson in los angeles. good morning. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. mitt romney is all over the map again today with a rally in pennsylvania and then a fund-raiser in massachusetts. his campaign has another $5 million after last night's fund-raiser in d.c. where romney explained his five steps to take america back. the first of which is to produce more oil and natural gas. >> romney: we have the capacity if we can take advantage of it and we build that pipeline from
Sep 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
>> i need you to go out and find someone that voted for barack obama and get them to vote for me, all right. >> romney's pitch comes as polling shows president obama has the advantage in nine battleground states including razor-thin leads in north carolina and nevada and a bigger lead in mitt romney's vacation destination, new hampshire. all of it comes with a new headline from politico. in the end, it's mitt. all of us making a first presidential debate, which is less than one week away now even more critical for the governor. let's bring in "news nation" panel. david godfrin, michael and steve daise, conservative radio talk show host. thanks to you for being with me on this friday. steve, let me start with you. these new poll numbers, the head-to-head showing the president now ahead in all three states, north carolina, nevada and new hampshire. new hampshire, of course, romney's home away from home where he has a vacation spot. governor romney's favorables continue to be underwater in all but north carolina now. combine these numbers with what we've seen all week, how worried a
Sep 28, 2012 11:00am PDT
to be trailing after the democratic convention. president obama is pulling ahead in the upper midwest. i think this may be less about -- this is only mitt romney, and mitt has to be mitt and it's all about mitt. this runs deeper than that. this is a sort of recentering of the american electorate we're witnessing. >> let's go back to the political article. it isn't the chair or the ho-hum convention or the looked video or stewart stevens or the improving economy or media bias or the message or mormonism. it's mitt. is it that simple? is the problem at the end of the day that it's the candidate himself? it's mitt romney who perhaps isn't what some thought he would be in terms of a candidate? >> i think it's some of the intangibles that surround the race, but i think largely it's the candidate himself. the problem, as i perceive it, is he's trying to please too many different bosses. he had to attack far to the right craig to win the primary process. he survived it. i thought there was going to be a leftward move towards the center to put him more where he was at the governor of massachusetts. it
Sep 6, 2012 2:35am EDT
return. the biggest speech of his life. > president barack obama. >> former political rivals, now president obama's campaign near hief. > he has rformed extremely ell under very difficult ircumstances. >> on tv. >> we need to keep gng with his plan. >> now athe mocratic convention. shley judd calling clinton's peechch -- a game changer. >> saying there is a reason the presidt burieded the hatchet with his wife's formal ival. > he speaks to the voters that arack obama is not doing that ell with. clinton might have a regret. > he is wishinge wasn't up gainst the football game. >> tomorrow all eyes will be on the current president. eva longoria with a.j. in charlotte today, she will take the stage before mr. obama tomorrowow. getting people to get excited is and what man e's done for us. >> no empty chair next to you? >> no. not going to have empty chair. >> nown a rare interview obama's sister, maya and michelle's brother breaking news. omorrow's outdoor acceptance peech moving indoors because of a thunderstorm threat. >> i understand the president will do a conference call with
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 9:20am EDT
under president obama. 47% is a legitimate figure. and the latest fox news poll shows voters are fed up. when asked if all americans should be required to pay some kind of federal income tax, 79%, yes, they should. and joining us with americans for tax reform, maddie go through it for me fast. how did the spike happen? i believe there was a spike in the number of people not paying any federal income tax at all. >> right, we've got romney talking about this and the media saying that this is, you know, him insulting, inelegant, a problem talking about it, what it is a referendum on obama policies and the state of the economy. what we've seen are incomes falling and people have less income due to paying taxes on and getting more he deduction and less tax income liability. ahead of that, too, though, we've seen a lot more complexity introduced into the tax code, we've got deductions, if you fill out your own 1040 how difficult it is if you're not taking the standard deduction, what your tax liability is. this is something coming down the pipe with a romney administration or more republicans
Sep 5, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >> michelle obama gets personal. the first laidy on her husband' value and vision and really what was the speech of her life. >> a victory rally in canada. a politician rushed from the podium after deadly gunshots rang out. good morning ining to you. welcome to early start. i'm zoraida zam blsambolin in n york. >> i'm john berman live from the democratic national convention. this morning everyone is talking about the misses. he may be the commander in chief. but she is the mom in chief. and it's no longer clear which one of them can best sell a speech. because michelle obama was the highlight of the first night of the democratic convention with a passionate, personal appeal for her husband's re-election. to hear the first lady tell it, president obama is just like the rest of us. tonight, the big speech comes from former president bill clinton. so there is a lot to talk about. joining me now is cnn's dana bash. who's been killing it all week with us here on "early start" in the mornings. thanks for being with us again. what were the highlights from last night? >> you're absolutel
Sep 5, 2012 10:00am PDT
of the big items tod is the change of venue for president obama's speech. the details are in, and we will get to that in a moment. ahead the big is speaker tonight, and we are talking about former president bill clinton. what is he expected to say, and is the obama team worried? we will take a look at that, and i will look at the big speech from last night as well. first lady michelle obama getting the democrats fired up making the case for people to elect her husband to another four-year term. she ths that the issues facing the country are personal and she was personal in the speech last nig night, and michelle obama talked about how the president's decisions are focused on values and the family. take a listen. >> thank you. oh, my goodness. thank you so much. [ crowd chanting four more years ] >> with your help. with your help. let me start, because i want to start by thanking elaine. elaine, thank you. >>> i want to bring in the white house correspondent, brianna keilar and i must say that when you and i listened to the speech last night it is not something i that we had not heard before,
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
the world. what's behind the attacks? could more be on the way? did the obama administration do enough to prevent the violence? and with fewers than two months to election day, how will the crisis overseas impact the presidential elections here at home? >> an apology for america's values is never the right course. >> we'll getery the vtest from the threat abroad. and to the homeland with the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >>> and our powerhouse roundtable with george will, jon than karl, general wesley clark, gwen ifill from pbs and and liz cheney from fox news. >>> hello again. george stephanopoulos has the morning off. we're now in the home stretch, just 51 days until the election and our powerhouse roundtable is standing by to get to all of the week's politics. but first, the crisis that has the potential to shake up the presidential race, the murder of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador in benghazi, libya. the wave of anti-american protests and violence now sweeping the globe. for more on what happened and why, let's bring in the u.s. ambassador to t
Sep 24, 2012 1:00pm PDT
obama for calling the latest setbacks in the middle east bumps in the road. >>> the president is focusing in on world peace as he prepares to address the united nations. he's also making time to woo women voters. >>> and a tv first, u.s. marines are giving new details about one of the costliest attacks on u.s. airpower in decades. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> with only 43 days to go until the presidential election, mitt romney is starting to zero in on a handful of battleground states that will decide this election. one of those states is colorado, where romney just wrapped up a rally at the pueblo airport. our national political correspondent jim acosta is standing by live. jim, what happened? >> reporter: wolf, with the calendar shrinking and the debates fast approaching, mitt romney is starting to barnstorm through crucial swing states like here in colorado. he knows he has serious ground to make up. today he tried to do just that on the subject of foreign policy. it's not debate time yet, but mitt romney was looking for one on foreign policy in fro
Sep 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
for the obama campaign? >>> and on the upswing, new data showing american are on the move again. and what that means for the economy and our three big money headlines. >>> speaking of on the move, members of congress going home and not coming back to conduct the people's business until after the november election. what does that mean for the fiscal cliff? >>> hi, great to have you with me. welcome to "weekends with alex witt," i'm thomas roberts. alex has the day off. here's what's happening as we start out 45 days and counting. today new questions about mitt romney's taxes after going public with his full 2011 return. he released those returns late friday. a document dump if you will. and also provided a certified summary of his tax returns over a two-decade period prior to 2010. for 2011, the romneys paid an effective tax rate of 14. % on income of about $13.7 million. mitt and ann romney also donated about $4 million to charity. the romney camp also says the former governor paid an average annual tax rate of about 20.2% between 1990 and 2009. that's in that summary document. meanwhile,
Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
and another wounded, to buildingt comes economy, barack obama is my dadg about folks like my grandmother and about the pride that comes from a hard day's work. >> the first night of the democratic national convention with an impassioned from first lady michelle obama. what she had to say to voters in to get her husband reelected. >> hard knocks for former dolphins player chad johnson. he might need to call a tattoo removal company. "good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's wednesday, september 5. glad you are with us. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. good morning. let's get to adam caskey for the forecast. >> and point to be a warm day the high temperatures in upper 86 and you will notice the humidity. just like the past several days. at the doppler radar. we have areas of light rain off in the potomac highlands and parts of west virginia. closer to the shenandoah valley. we are drive for the most part this morning. cloudy today. more showers and thunderstorms this aft
Sep 16, 2012 11:35pm EDT
, the president will up on jay leno. who would you want to have dinner with? obama. would make a more loyal friend? obama. the real worry for mitt romney is the question about the economy. campaign said up in a ad. >> this president cannot tell you you're better off today than -- the money to office. seems to be working. mitt romney was and until after the democratic convention. now it is the president up by two points. both candidates are back on the trail on monday in battleground states. by jonathan alan from politico. s has theleague ha story. abela adsers to mitt romney being frustrated with -- about advisers to mitt romney .eing frustrated >> he has done what? >> for instance, he had a signed the a person to write for the mitteech romney. -- he wrote it himself with somebody else at the last minute. though,is interesting, are of the republicans blame on mitt romney himself. >> he is ultimately responsible for what ever happens. he has that same position on his campaign. things obamathe said in 2008. >> most recently, the way he has everything in libya, egypt. republicans are saying that he s
FOX Business
Sep 18, 2012 9:20am EDT
handout that president obama encourages. part of the tape made public. the media response has been highly critical. late last night the governor did not back down. apple $700 a share, the company is most valuable ever, more than 650 billion. the iphone is now a clearly smashing success. but, what are investors to make of yet another very sudden and so far unexplained market drop. in a matter of moments, oil went straight down. does the little guy get a fair shake on wall street? "varney & company" about to begin. >> good morning, "varney & company" viewers, today is tuesday, september 18th. and the story of the day. romney coming big time attack after comments at a fund raise ner may. >> 47% of the people-- there are 47% who are with him who believe they are victims, hobble that a government has the responsibility to care for them and entitled. the health care, housing, you name it, entitlement that the government's given to them and they will vote for this president no matter what. so my job is not to worry about those people, en-- personal responsibility and-- >> part of the tape secre
Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
festival in charlotte, north carolina. president obama and vice president joe biden visiting swing states before they accept the nomination later this week. biden campaigned in pennsylvania and wisconsin and the president went after mitt romney in iowa and comlorado. >> if you didn't d.v.r. it i will recap it for you. everything was bad. it is obama's fault. and governor romney is the only one who knows the secret to creating jobs. >> if you have a coach that is 0-23 million you say it is time to get a new coach. >> the president campaigns in ohio before heading to louisiana where he will visit with hurricane isaac victims. gordon peterson and scott thuman will be at the democratic convention in charlotte. you can look for reports during abc 7 news at 5:00 6:00 and 11:00. >> the secret service has run in problems ahead of vice president biden's speech in detroit. it seems thieves stole a u-haul truck with equipment for the event. we are told it was swiped from outside a hotel in detroit. secret service won't describe what was inside the u-haul but said the theft
Sep 7, 2012 11:00am PDT
are back on the campaign trail. you saw that after the convention yesterday ended. president obama and mitt romney will swap locations in the next couple of hours, possibly passing each other in midair. t the president goes from new hampshire to iowa, while governor romney heads in the opposite direction from iowa to new hampshire. you see the board there. the president ends the day, though, in florida. kristen welker is traveling with the president. peter alexander is following mitt romney. we begin with kristen in iowa city. we were listening to the president's remarks and he did not off the top address the jobs report. >> reporter: that's right, he didn't, tamron. this is obviously not welcome news to the president, to the white house, or to the obama campaign, but he did address it essentially trying to down-play it focusing on the fact that the economy did add some jobs as you heard there in that sound bite you played. behind the scenes they're trying to down-play this really disappointing jobs report. one senior administration official saying it's just more proof that the economy is i
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
to find care for their kids. >>> shifting message. the romney camp walking back comments over obama care. >> i'm not getting rid of all of health care reform. of course. there are a number of things i like in health care reform that i'm going to put in place. >> so we're asking, should romney bend on obama care? >>> arctic battle. just off the northern coast of alaska, oil giant shell starting to drill into the sea. environmentalists concerned about a repeat of bp's gulf oil disaster. >>> he's had four neck surgeries and missed the entire 2011 football season. that does not matter for peyton manning. the denver broncos quarterback looks like the manning of old. looks like the manning of old. "newsroom" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning. happy monday to you. i'm carol casostello. thank you so much for joining us this morning. it's 8:00 a.m. in chicago. but on this school day teachers are out of the classroom and on the picket line. nearly 30,000 union members are now on strike. their goeshs negotiations broke last night. cnn's casey wian is live outside an
Sep 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
other americans killed last night at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. president obama has ordered that flags fly at half-staff across the united states and at embassies around the world until sunday night. i'm wolf blitzer in for piers morgan. earlier today, the republican challenger, mitt romney blasted president obama for what he characterized as, quote, an apology for america's values over the storming of the u.s. embassy in cairo. >> an apology for america's values is never the right course. >> the president fired right back in an interview tonight with cbs news. >> governor romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and name later, and as president, one of the things i've learned is you can't do that, that, you know, it's important for you to make sure that the statements that you make are backed up by the facts and that you've thought through the ramifications before you make them. >> and there are late-breaking developments right now. two u.s. navy warships are moving toward the coast of libya and 50 marines are on the ground in tripoli right now. cnn is there and ian l
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> the obama administration is facing serious questions whether the deaths of the four men could have been prevented because of ongoing security concerns. the state department official says the u.s. is drawing down its staff and embassy in libya's capit capital. >>> we just got word mitt romney will have a phone call conversation with benjamin netanyahu and so will president obama. it comes two days after president obama stood before the united nations and warned against a nuclear iran. yesterday, netanyahu underscored iran having a nuclear bomb and shrugged off. he said the world may be months away from the point of no return. >> where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. befo before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. before iran gets to a point where it's a few months away or a few weeks away from amassing enough enriched uranium from making a nuclear weapon. >> mahmoud ahmadinejad accused israel of carrying out a campaign of ethnic cleansing. netanyahu fired back saying the state hood of palestinians cann
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
headlines out of charlotte. first lady michelle obama speaking to the party faithful last night. bill clinton is tonight's headliner. we'll go to north carolina and check in with john harwood in a moment. >>> first, nfl kickoff, the giants and cowboys play tonight but the real game is on "squawk" this morning. we'll talk big business of the pigskin with the top nfl executive, mark wal erwaller at eastern time. and exclusive interview with indra nooyi from pepsico. and we'll talk to the owner of the new york jets, woody johnson at 7:15 eastern. and we have the owners of the cowboys and the giants, they will be live together at :15 eastern time. jerry jones and steve tisch in a "squawk box" exclusive. let's start with the top headlines, andrew. >>> let's talk facebook. it's promising not to sell stock to cover a $2 billion tax bill. it says it will cover that with existing cash and borrowing from credit facilities. as a result of the move, total outstanding shares will be reduced by 1.5 million shares. the company spinning it as a equivalent of buy back. the company disclosing rank and
FOX Business
Sep 21, 2012 9:20am EDT
, in a few minutes. and president obama says you cannot change washington from the inside and mitt romney fired back and the president stands by the assertion that the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya was a spontaneous protest inspired by a youtube video even though his own press secretary called it a terrorist attack. what are you paying for gas? a big drop in prices this week. "varney & company" is about to begin. [ male announcer ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special opsission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. >> all right. welcome back, apple's iphone 5 goes on sale in the u.s. today. apple stores around the country opening just a short time ago. and you know that every time there's
Sep 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
of this kind but it was a statement from the embassy in egypt that set off a political firestorm wean the obama and romney campaign. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: mitt romney respond in a statement saying it's disgraceful that the obama administration's first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic mission but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks. obama campaign spokesman responded to romney saying we're shocked that governor romney would choose to launch a political attack. published reports claim the embassy's statement of not cleared by the state department and the white house does not agree with it. now the filmmaker said he thinks islam is a cancer and that he fully intented the film to be a political statement condemning the religion. >> susan mcginnis in washington this morning. >>> iran's nuclear program, president obama and benjamin netanyahu spoke for an hour. this follows strong words from benjamin netanyahu criticizing u.s. policy designed to push the u.s. into action. david martin reports. >> reporter: with intelligence reports iran has been working on
FOX Business
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
better in the next four years. i think that is why barack obama will win. in the end, what we are looking at is there people on the low end of the income who are playing by the rules, but there are also people at the high end of the income to achieving this country needs you to look at the national median income. in 2011, it was down 1.3% from a year ago. this is not a point in time where it should be better. >> if it wasn't for bad news, obama wouldn't make news on the economy. people are getting the bad news, the median income going down, whether it is the debt that we have, whether it is the credit rating being downgraded, bankruptcy, when you talk about trust, we have a president who broke his word. he promised a better america. i'm america is much worse off than we were four years ago. our country is headed in the wrong direction. over 70% believe it, whether you're republican or democrat. everything the president has touched has been terrible. gerri: i want to bring in john fund, a columnist for the national review. what's going on with with income, the middle-class, it's a tragedy.
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 9:20am EDT
is down, way down in the obama years and down again last month. income now lower by 8.2%. that is a flat-out decline in purchasing power and standard of living for american households, down. but so far, no impact on president obama's standing in the polls. he leads in swing states, ohio and florida and on the question of economic policy, the president leads mitt romney 48-39. now, this is what happens in europe when living standard plunge, rioting overnight in spain and a general strike in greece, this is the people's response over there to austerity. we've got another all-star lineup for you, watch out everybody, "varney & company" is about to begin. woman 1: this isn't just another election. we're voting for... the future of our medicare and social security. man 1: i want facts. straight talk. tell me your plan... and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that won't help me decide. man 2: i earned my medicare and social security. and i deserve some answers. anncr: where do the candidates stand on issues that... affe seniors today and in the
Sep 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
for his chances of beating president obama. >> his debt in the polls come after a secretly taped video recording of him making controversial comments at a fund-raiser was released and it is also 48 days away from the election. the latest cbs news new york times poll shows that in colorado president obama has a leading ann romney which is a change from august. in virginia the president has extended his lead and in wisconsin the president maintains the same league he did in august. the romney campaign is trying to get back on track after mother jones released a recording this week >> my job is not to worry about, they should take responsibility and care for their lives. >> also indicate romney told donors that 47 percent of americans pay new income taxes and they believe they are victims entitled to government help and will vote for the president no matter what. he went on fox news yesterday not to apologize but to clarify >> course your right there are a number of retirees and military members for not paying taxes as if should be, but, i do believe that we should have enough jobs and en
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00am EDT
president obama and republican nominee romney essentially in a dead heat. president obama winning by just 1 percentage point as the race enters its final weeks. senior fellow at the american enterprise institute is joining us now from washington, d.c. kevin good to see you. what is the one thing that mr. romney will do to try and push ahead with his economic agenda that he has not been doing and that needs to be doing in previous weeks? >> well, i think that the biggest thing coming up is that governor romney is going to have a chance to speak directly to the american people in the debates and to challenge president obama. you know, one of the untold stories of this campaign for example is that president obama has absolutely no plan to create jobs. that thing they were waving at the convention, his 4 trillion dollars plan was actually just his budget from last year which went -- which went to the floor of the house and senate and got no votes. that kind of conversation is not getting through because of the mainstream media bias. dagen: mr. romney can also speak for himself. he has been wide
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
is probably going to do better. she says that president obama is one of the most talented political communicateors in modern history. this will be his eighth one-on-one presidential debate and romney's first. the president wil usehis ample rhetoricts attack romney. obama won the debates against john mccain if 2008 by double digits. it is not just the romney team that is trying to lower expectations. check out what obama's senior campaign advisor said recently. >> look, mitt romney, i think, has an advantage because he has been through 20 of these debates in the primaries over the last year. he even bragged that he was declared the winner in 16 of those debates. so i think in that sense having been through this much more recently than president obama, i think he starts with an advantage. >> want to bring in our jim accosta, who is covering the romney campaign in wayne, indiana. i'm tired of the false flattery really. do people really buy this? >> reporter: no, i don't think buys it, suzanne, but, you know, campaign aides are going to do that, and th'regoin to keep doing it as long as
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
remain in place. still remain secure. >> we hope he is right. last month, president obama said his administration made clear to the syrian regime that if we start seeing a government moving around, quote: a whole bunch of weapons that would be a red line. so far there is no word from the white house about whether this latest movement means syria has crossed that red line. but the white house is taking other steps. we know that to target the syrian regime. in fact, today, secretary of state hillary clinton attended a meeting at the united nations and pledged another $45 million to help the opposition in syria. those rebels who are trying to force out their brutal and bloody leader. it's fox top story and jonathan hunt is in it -- on it live at the united nations tonight. do we have any indication of what those rebels, who are opposing rat jesus' name plan to do with that money? >> well, what we are told by 15 million of the 45 million will go towards communication equipment for the rebels. something that the u.s. has previously funded. the other 30 million, according to secretary o
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
with republicans agree >> highlight tonight, the first lady michelle obama. calls are showing a she is more popular than her husband. the president and final campaign speech in virginia saying that he will be watching have >>president obama: if one michelle start talking, i start getting teary eyed. i will try not to let fencing the cry. >> romney did the day of pope paul ryan was trying to diffuse if >> the choice of speakers for the conventions as first night priority. lough than a quarter ended at the convention a short time ago bill clinton will make his left as is the biggest beach tomorrow night. bob jacqueline bennett changes to the forecast as we move into tomorrow. >> a chance of thundershowers into tomorrow afternoon. temperatures are warmer into tomorrow afternoon. it will feel monday to thursday. partly cloudy conditions and a return to the normal the google summer time when our on friday with morning fog, afternoon sun and temperatures in the '70s and '80s. fog along the coast on this afternoon. as we take a wider view look, you'll notice cloud in is at the bottom of your s
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
, bill clinton last night, now better-than-expected news on the economy. but president obama have something to brag about in the speech tonight? former reagan advisor art laffer here to tell us where he thinks the economy really is. dagen: look at the dow go, 238-point gain right now. connell: amazon about to unveil the latest attempted ipad killers we will be live outside that event taking place today. dagen: good luck with that. top of the hour, stocks now and every 15 minutes. we are in rally mode, nicole, at the new york stock exchange. nicole: we are. the dollar was stronger when the opening bell rang and we were already taking off and now lower. coming back on what we have been hearing from the ecb. with that we see the market now really taking off as the dollar moves more to the downside, the dow up 243 points, a great day on wall street. looking at goldman sachs, all the financials are doing really well. thanks to jpmorgan, we have some headlines on goldman sachs. the u.s. appeals court revising some claims against goldman sachs on the mortgage security that it under road.
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Sep 17, 2012 9:20am EDT
, for a second week, violent anti-american demonstrations continue and the obama team is scrambling. sudan say that marines may not the guard our embassy there. a demonstrators killed and four soldiers died shot by afghan police, the administration says the video did it. another officials says-- and in chicago they're thinking over a pay raise and they're still on strike. and mayor rahm emanuel goes to court. the occupy demonstrators are back, seven weeks to the election, and president obama's anti-wall street try to make a come back and apple right at 700 a share. announcer ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special opsission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. >> monday, september 17th. with all the v
Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. and earlier, the obama campaign, the burse python was a real concern for the obama campaign. a tweet from obama's press secretary ensured that residents knew the administration has banned import of the snake. now, you may laugh and there is some humor in this, but it is r very, very serious for some. ticks and snakes. because these micro targeting campaigns can really move the needle. they're important to crucial voters in crucial states like florida and virginia. ben smith, david frum, former adviser to george w. bush and corey elons. great to see you. so, you know, david, i have to say, lyme disease with so many to joke about this, it's got to be there's some crucial core of lyme disease cases and this is something people care about. turns out loudon county, northern virginia, has one of the highest rates of lyme disease in the country. could this issue really resonate? >> resonates with me. i've had lyme disease. it's nasty. it also is a way for candidates to connect with real issues to real people. who feel that a lot of the issues we discuss are awfully abstract. i mean, benghazi and
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Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
countries. the obama administration struggles to get a handle of the situation. >> those stories and more coming up. cheryl: anti-american protests to the middle the middle east have gone global, spreading spurred into africa, asia, and australia. jitters in the marketeer at home. google is taking action to block the controversial anti-islam film, the same film that the obama administration costs spontaneous attack on the libyan consulate. with more on this, anthony schaffer, author of "operation dark heart." let's start with you. we have to do the different stories on the morning talk shows. you have one show saying this was spontaneous. they had the president on as well, and he says the mother thing. >> you believe the libyan government president, they are allies compare all, they are allies compare all. we have to look as with the facts are revealing. i think the problem is this administration has devoted so much energy to saying we are going to be kinder and and gentler. we wanted a softer, kinder people that want to reach out and hug. unfortunately, the folks we're dealing with don't
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